The Detroit Free Press Names Service Express a Winner of the 2020 Detroit Top Workplaces Award

November 10, 2020

Grand Rapids, MI – Service Express has been recognized as a 2020 Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press for the tenth consecutive year, but this is the first time the company has been first on the list.

The company rankings are based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, a provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution and connection.

“We live and breathe our people-powered culture at Service Express,” says Ron Alvesteffer, President and CEO. “Although this year has been challenging for many, we have been trying our best to create connections and camaraderie during this time. We’re incredibly proud to provide excellent service for our customers along with lifting each other up along the way.”

Along with their customer-centric philosophy, Service Express works hard to create a welcoming, unique and thriving culture for its employees. As the average person spends roughly one-third of their life at work, Service Express focuses on making the most of that time and focuses on helping their people achieve their personal, professional and financial goals. Since 1993, Service Express has been recognized by Inc., Fortune, Forbes, Detroit Free Press and others.

“In times of great change, it is more important than ever to maintain a connection among employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “When you give your employees a voice, you come together to navigate challenges and shape your path forward based on real-time insights into what works best for your organization. The Top Workplaces program can be that positive outcome your company can rally around in the coming months to celebrate leadership and the importance of maintaining an employee-focused culture, even during challenging times.”

View the Detroit Top Workplaces list.

About Energage

Energage offers a fully unified SaaS platform, plus support and professional services, to help organizations recruit and retain the right talent. As a B-Corporation founding member, Energage has committed itself to the purpose of making the world a better place to work together. Based on 14 years of culture research, the engine behind 51 Top Workplaces programs across the country, and data gathered from over 20 million employees at 60,000 organizations, Energage has isolated the 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any business, and developed the tools and expertise to help organizations measure, shape and showcase their unique culture to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, please visit

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